Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 22 June 2016
$ million
Liabilities Movement since
Assets Movement since
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 12,769 - Gold and foreign
78,104 -2,423
Australian notes on issue 70,122 45 Australian dollar investments[2] 86,516 2,628
Exchange Settlement balances 23,913 -230 Other assets (including clearing items) 1,773 -18
Deposits (excluding Exchange Settlement balances) 38,219 3,103      
Other liabilities 21,370 -2,731      
Total 166,393 187 Total 166,393 187
Summary historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Summary on the Reserve Bank's web site. The Bank's liabilities and assets data are also provided on a more disaggregated basis in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Detailed; this data is provided on a lagged basis of up to 4 months.


Gold and foreign exchange
Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:
a. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
b. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
c. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.
In the week to 22 June the fall mainly reflects item (a).

Australian dollar investments
Movements in this item reflect:
a. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
b. earnings on securities and changes in valuation.
In the week to 22 June the rise mainly reflects item (a).